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Job Number
35 MSC 20

Position Title
Required Application Type
School Related Personnel
Job Description

LOCATION:  Bush-Building 11, Central Business Office, Elmira, NY

Full-time position (1.0 FTE), 7.5 hours per day, 12 months per year

  • Responsible for all facets of preparing and delivering bi-weekly payrolls in a NYS school district setting including: formulating and communicating payroll schedules to district employees; accumulating and data entering of employee timesheets, calculating regular and overtime rates of pay and all executing deductions including garnishees and tax shelter annuities;
  • Responsibility may include preparation of payroll reporting requirements of the school district including, but not limited to: Social Security; Federal and NYS taxes; NYS Teacher’s Retirement System; NYS Employee’s Retirement System; Civil Service; Disability and Workman’s Compensation as well as all calendar year and fiscal year end reports;
  • Maintain employee attendance records in accordance with various employee contracts;
  • Establish and maintain payroll files;
  • Conduct and maintain regular communications with all levels of school district personnel;
  • Conducts routine correspondence on matters where policies and procedures are well-defined;
  • May compile payroll data, prepare and check payrolls;
  • Operates personal computer, copier, computing, calculator and other office machines;
  • Provides audit support as needed;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Civil Service Title
Job Qualifications

This is a competitive Civil Service position.  The selected candidate must be among the top three of the Senior Account Clerk Civil Service Certificate of Eligibles List, if not already a Senior Account Clerk. 

  • Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with an Associate Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field; OR
  • Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma and completion of a business certificate program that includes coursework in accounting; OR
  • Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma and two (2) years of clerical experience involving responsibility for maintaining and checking financial accounts and records.


Salary:  Per Support Staff Association contract.  Plus comprehensive benefits package.

Application Procedure

Please complete your file by submitting the following information:

*  Employment application

*  Letter of interest

*  Detailed résumé

*  Evidence of NYS certification, license or Registration Certificate (if applicable)

*  College undergraduate and graduate transcripts conferring degree

*  If no college education, furnish a copy of high school diploma or GED

*  One to three current, dated and signed letters of professional reference (must be less than 1 yr. old)

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